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Geoffrey JOHNSON SMITH

Geoffrey JOHNSON SMITH, British Member of Parliament. Knight of the Realm. 1982.

Background

  • JOHNSON SMITH, Geoffrey was born on April 16, 1924 in Glasgow. Scotland, United Kingdom. Parents: John Johnson Smith and Gertrude Johnson Smith (née Smee).

  • Education

    • Charterhouse School, Higher School Cert. 1938-1942; Lincoln College, Oxford University, Bachelor of Arts. Politics, Philosophy, Economics, 1947-1949.

      Spoken languages: French.

    Career

    • Member of Parliament, Wealden, Sussex, since 1964. Vice-chairman, Conservative Party. 1965-1971; Under Secretary of State for the Army, 1971-1972.

      Parliamentary Secretary of State, Civil Service Department, 1972-1974. Chairman, Defence and Security Committee, North Atlantic Assembly, 198589. Leader, United Kingdom Delegation to North Atlantic Assembly, since 1988.

      Chairman, Conservative Parliamentary Defence Committee, since 1988. Vice-Chairman, Conservative 1922 Executive Committee. Non-Exec. Director, London Weekend Television.

      Non-exec. Director, Glengate Properties Ltd. NonExec. Director. Taylor Alden Ltd., Public Relations Marketing.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Conservative Party

    Religion

    Church of England.

    Membership

    Clubs: Travellers’ Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing.

    Connections

    • Spouse Edith Jeanne (née Pomeroy), 1951. Children: William, Thomas, Susanne.
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    Born April 16, 1924
    Nationality

    Official Titles

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